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#NSTopinion There's no need to feel melancholic as millions of others are in the same predicament.

24/5/2020 3:30:00 AM

NSTopinion There's no need to feel melancholic as millions of others are in the same predicament.

IT must be the most difficult message that I have ever written to my daughter. A voice call would have been impossible without breaking down. The message was to tell her that as parents, we understand if she does not visit us this Hari Raya with her newborn baby. I would not feel the slightest bit offended. Sad, yes.

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Just because others are suffering the same fate doesn’t make it any better. What we should feel is to stay positive that things will be better. Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri and be blessed, happy, and most importantly-Safe. .. true .. everyone is affected; everyone is suffering from this Covid setback.

Raya tetap raya!ottawa Biarpun sedih kerana tidak dapat bersama keluarga, rakyat Malaysia yang berada di Ottawa, Kanada akan tetap meraikan Aidilfitri secara sederhana di perantauan.

No sleepovers during Hari Raya house visits | New Straits TimesNSTnation Those planning to celebrate HariRaya Aidilfitri by visiting family members within their states of residence are forbidden from conducting overnight stays. coronavirus covid19 MCO

IGP: Embrace new normal in celebrating Hari Raya this year | New Straits TimesNSTnation IGP Tan Sri Hamid Bador said he is confident that efforts to curb the spread of Covid19 in the country will continue, even with the arrival of Syawal amidst the nationwide Conditional Movement Control Order CMCO. 👍🏼👍🏽👍🏾👮🏽‍♂️👮🏻‍♀️👮🏾‍♂️

This Hari Raya, Malaysians say they are ‘going nowhere and visiting nobody’ | Malay MailKUALA LUMPUR, May 24 — No buka puasa (breaking of fast) with friends and relatives, no balik kampung (going back to your hometown) and finally no open houses. Can we even call this Hari Raya? Well, Muslims in Malaysia who have already undergone 67 days of sheltering in place because of the... Bullshit cause PDRM have to turn back thousands of vehicles. So what you guys talking about. Give PDRM a break. From dask to dawn have to make sure ppl don't cross border. PDRM selamat hari raya

Hari Raya is more special, meaningful this year | New Straits TimesFirst, city dwellers will not be able to 'balik kampung' to be with their families, due to interstate travel is still not allowed to stop the chain of Covid-19 infection.

Country’s leaders, Cabinet ministers extend Hari Raya greetings to Malaysians | Malay MailKUALA LUMPUR, May 24 — Several cabinet ministers and leaders yesterday took the opportunity to extend their Hari Raya Aidilfitri greetings to all Muslims in the country. Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein urged Muslims to look forward to celebrating Aidilfitri in the new...